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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:47:54 +0000
From:   Steven Price <steven.price@....com>
To:     Aditya Pakki <pakki001@....edu>
Cc:     Barry Song <baohua@...nel.org>, alsa-devel@...a-project.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kjlu@....edu,
        Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.com>,
        Liam Girdwood <lgirdwood@...il.com>,
        Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>,
        Jaroslav Kysela <perex@...ex.cz>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ASoC: codecs: Fix to avoid potential NULL pointer
 dereferences

On 19/03/2019 00:58, Aditya Pakki wrote:
> In sirf_audio_codec_driver_probe, of_match_node may fail and return a
> NULL pointer. The patch avoids a potential NULL pointer dereference.

Actually 'match' isn't used in this function...  So there's no chance of
a NULL dereference. You might as well remove the call.

Steve

> Signed-off-by: Aditya Pakki <pakki001@....edu>
> ---
>  sound/soc/codecs/sirf-audio-codec.c | 2 ++
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/sirf-audio-codec.c b/sound/soc/codecs/sirf-audio-codec.c
> index e424499a8450..fd2bbd6a3c58 100644
> --- a/sound/soc/codecs/sirf-audio-codec.c
> +++ b/sound/soc/codecs/sirf-audio-codec.c
> @@ -464,6 +464,8 @@ static int sirf_audio_codec_driver_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>  	const struct of_device_id *match;
>  
>  	match = of_match_node(sirf_audio_codec_of_match, pdev->dev.of_node);
> +	if (!match)
> +		return -ENXIO;
>  
>  	sirf_audio_codec = devm_kzalloc(&pdev->dev,
>  		sizeof(struct sirf_audio_codec), GFP_KERNEL);
> 

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